Physical Education Course Syllabus
Students will be expected to know, understand and do the
following as they relate to each game or activity.
- History of the game/ activity.
- Fundamental skills associated with the game/
- Terminology of the game/ activity.
- Basic offensive and defensive skills/
- Knowledge of rules and procedures.
- Wellness and fitness benefits of the game/
Activities offered will be in the following order for the
first semester, then the order is reversed for semester two. Activities may be
adjusted or modified due to weather or facility related conflicts.
9thgrade 10th grade 11thgrade
Course introduction Course Introduction Course Introduction
Hands only CPR Hands only
CPR Hands only
Principles of warm-up Principles of warm-up Principles of warm-up
Pre-FitnessGram Testing Pre—FitnessGram Testing Pre FitnessGram Testing
Speedminton Softball Recreational games
Flag Football Street Hockey Disc
Intro to Fitness Fitness Training Advanced
Tchoukball Badminton Pickleball
Post Fitness Gram Testing Post Fitness Gram Testing Post Fitness Gram Testing
Volleyball Volleyball Volleyball
Note: If a substantial number of seniors are present in one,
or both classes scheduled to use the gym, seniors may be grouped together and
activities could be modified as per group preference.
Physical Education Discipline Plan:
1. Be on time and prepared with an appropriate
change of clothing.
2. Be courteous and respectful of teachers and
3. Perform all activities to the best of your
4. Be understanding of the differing abilities of
5. Keep yourself under control at all times. This
includes your mouth, body parts and any equipment you are issued during class.
1. Verbal reminder.
2. Verbal reminder and phone call/ email home.
3. Verbal reminder, phone call/ email home and
teacher assigned detention. (2:50-3:15)
4. Verbal reminder, phone call/ email home, teacher
assigned detention and a request for parent/ teacher conference with
administrative approval/ participation.
5. An Administrative Referral will be filed for
Severe Clause: If a
student is an immediate threat to the safety or well-being of him/ herself or
others, one or all the above steps may be waived.
Student assessment will be based on the following four
criteria: preparation (change of clothing), participation (being on task),
skill mastery (skill tests, observation, application) and cognitive (written)
assessments. Each area will be worth 25 points with some variation due to the
length of certain units. Students who are excused for an extended period of
time due to a physicians’ note will be assigned a written report for each unit
missed and will complete any written assessment associated with those units.
Students must attempt all areas of activity unless otherwise excused. Failure
to successful complete physical education may result in additional physical
education classes being scheduled to complete the physical education graduation
NOTE: 4pts will
be deducted from your participation grade for every absence after the first two
each marking period unless made up by the end of that marking period. According
to the revised administrative procedure, all absences are eligible to be made
up, within the teacher approved timeframe, for full credit by the student.
Class Preparation Procedures
Each student is required to remove all jewelry and have a
change of clothing for participation in Physical Education class. Examples of
acceptable attire are a bathing suit for aquatics (one piece), for physical
education a T-shirt, with sleeves, unaltered and free of inappropriate logos, athletic shorts of
appropriate length/ fit, athletic socks and tied sneakers. Warm up suits and
sweat shirts/ pants are acceptable as long as they adhere to the above
restrictions. Unacceptable attire would include but not be limited to dress
shorts, frayed or tattered shorts/ shirts, designer/ fashion shirts, low cut
neck lines, revealing or see through clothing or clothing that bears the
midriff. The supervising teacher will inform you if your attire is unacceptable
or issue a warning if questionable. The building administrators may be called
to determine whether attire falls within these guidelines. The following consequences
will occur for non-compliance:
1st time unprepared or inappropriately prepared
for class- 4pts will be deducted from the preparation, participation (on task)
and skill portions or your grade and an in class written assignment will be
2nd time unprepared or inappropriately prepared
for class- same as 1st unprepared plus parent/ guardian notification
3rd time unprepared or inappropriately prepared
for class- same as 2nd unprepared plus a teacher assigned detention.
4th and any additional times unprepared or
inappropriately prepared for class- same as 3rd unprepared except
teacher assigned detention will be turned over to the administration for an
administrative consequence and a parent conference will be requested.
Regular class attendance is required. Make ups will not be
permitted for unprepared or class cut situations. Make ups are required for
Nurse’s excuses (1 per marking period), absences from school and sports/ school
function dismissals. Make ups must be scheduled within six (6) days of the
absence and can be completed during academic prep or after school. Extended
medical excusals are required to complete written work in order to obtain a
grade for physical education. Please remember to get an excusal note from your
attending physician stating exactly what you can and can not do in regards to
your injury. This note should be turned in to the nurse at which time she will
issue you paperwork that should be given to your teacher.
*Acceptable attire for physical
education or aquatics class shall
include: a bathing suit for aquatics;
for physical education, standard non-modified crew neck T-shirt, athletic shorts,
athletic socks and tied sneakers with support for athletic movement.
Warm-up suits/sweat attire will also be
acceptable for activity.
Attire not acceptable includes but is
not limited to: cut-off or frayed shirts or shorts, jean shorts, bare midriffs,
spandex shorts or pants, pajamas/bed pants, School-issued team
uniforms, graphics on clothing which imply offensive, obscene, violent, or
drug/sex/alcohol related gestures, slogans or signs. Clothing items should be
clean and fit properly.
The building administrators
may be called to determine whether attire falls within these guidelines.
· Absences from school
· Nurse excuse
· Parent excuse
classes not made up will adversely affect your grade as stated on syllabus.
Make-ups not required:
· Physician's excuse (subject to periodic
· Sports dismissals
· School sponsored activities excusal
during class time.
you are a member of a sports team, you must participate in P.E. on the day of
the sporting event/practice or you may not participate in your sport that day.
notify the instructor prior to an event so that a class absence will not be
will be responsible for completing any assignments (fitness tests, skill tests,
written assignments, etc.) missed as a result of absence.
a student has a slight ailment and can participate, discuss the problem with
the instructor. The teacher may then make allowance for the condition during
the class period and modify activity.
school district does not make provisions for a formal rehabilitative program in
physical education. However, when accident, injury, or other physical condition
prohibits a student from carrying out the regular program, a modified program
may be developed in conjunction with the student’s physician. Classes missed,
except as stated above, must be made up if credit is to be received. Making
arrangements for make-ups is the sole responsibility of the student.
PROTECTION OF VALUABLES:
locks and lockers are available for security of individual’s property in
physical education classes. Care and
of valuables is the student's responsibility. All locks must be returned at the
end of the course or a replacement fee will be charged.